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 (plā′tō) 427?-347? bc.
Greek philosopher noted for his many written dialogues in which his mentor Socrates appears as the central character. The best known of these, The Republic, expounds Plato's idealist philosophy and describes a hypothetical utopian state ruled by thinkers. He taught and wrote for much his life at the Academy, which he founded near Athens around 386.

Plato

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(Biography) ?427–?347 bc, Greek philosopher: with his teacher Socrates and his pupil Aristotle, he is regarded as the initiator of western philosophy. His influential theory of ideas, which makes a distinction between objects of sense perception and the universal ideas or forms of which they are an expression, is formulated in such dialogues as Phaedo, Symposium, and The Republic. Other works include The Apology and Laws

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(Astronomy) a crater in the NW quadrant of the moon, about 100 km in diameter, that has a conspicuous dark floor

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427–347 B.C., Greek philosopher.
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Para demonstrar essa hipotese, escolhemos um entre os quatro fragmentos verbatim de Timao de Fliunte conservados por Eusebio, de fato, o mais importante fragmento em que Timao cita Pirro, preservado pelo peripatetico Aristocles e citado por Eusebio:
la afirmacion de que solo existe una unica cosa, como se desprende del testimonio de Aristocles, que atribuye tanto a los megaricos como a los eleatas que "el ser es uno y lo que es diferente [al ser] no existe, ni se genera algo, ni se destruye, ni se mueve en absoluto".
La Sociedad empresaria, fundada en 1868 en La Concepcion fue el resultado de la asociacion de los personajes mas prestantes de la region de Garcia Rovira, entre los que se encontraban ademas de Solon Wilches, Moises Baron, Domnino Castro, Antenor Montero, Milciades Wilches, Natividad Meneses, Jacinto Rangel, Ramon Wilches Calderon, Fortunato Bernal, Antonino Gonzalez, Jose de la Paz Ortiz, Antonio Clavijo Duran, Joaquin Calderon, Aristocles Gaona, Cenon Fonseca, Andres Wilches, Horacio Wilches, Jose Maria Ruiz, Braulio Evaristo Caceres, Juan de la Cruz Calderon, Estanislao Silva y Marco A.
Svavarsson pays a special attention to the central piece of evidence for Pyrrho's views, a passage from the Peripatetic philosopher Aristocles of Messene, which is usually read in two opposing ways, presenting Pyrrho either as an advocate of the metaphysical thesis of the indeterminacy of things, or as a sceptic who insists that we cannot decide how things really are.
de Aristocles, que Pirron solo constituye "un momento terminal de
En tercer lugar, por la transposicion de los nombres: pues si fuese por naturaleza, por que renombramos a Aristocles como Platon, y a Tirtamo como Teofrasto.
de igual modo, que no solo se hacen presentes entre los individuos en un determinado momento del tiempo (sincronia), sino tambien entre los que pertenecen a una misma generacion y aquellos que hacen parte de otra(s) (diacronia), en el marco de un proceso desarrollado esencialmente a traves de la 'accion comunicativa discursiva' (pienso en el concepto de Mockus), implementada por ejemplo en la tradicion oral y escrita que se da entre padres e hijos, entre Ariston y Aristocles, o entre un individuo en un tiempo remoto y uno actual, entre Socrates y alguno de nosotros a traves de los dialogos que nos proveyo el propio Aristocles, a quien, justamente por los mecanismos descritos, conocemos aun hoy como Platon (el filosofo "de espalda ancha").
Give me an elected government ruled by a ruling class,'' cried Plato - which was his nickname, his real name being Aristocles - and surprisingly enough, Plato deserved to be one of the ruling class.
For example, Bailey arrives at his interpretation of Pyrrho on the basis of an uncritical reliance on Long and Sedley's translation of a key passage of the Peripatetic Aristocles (Long and Sedley 1987, 14-15).